The fact that you’re here looking for a costume to match with your twin probably means you get along well. One of the perks of having a twin is being able to have matching costumes and going out as an army of two. It’s a waste to not utilize this perk, really.

The options are quite vast in the world of twin costumes. You go as a scary duo of zombies and terrorize your neighbourhood, or you can opt for a more comical approach and be the life of the party. Deciding which costume to wear can be a task, however. This list is going to help you make your decision.

10 Costume Ideas for Twins

In this list, we are going to cover different sorts of costumes in the hopes that there is something for everyone. Be sure to go through the whole list; we’re positive you’ll find something that’s just right for you.

Dante & Vergil from Devil May Cry

Let’s start this list off strong – really strong. Devil May Cry is a video game developed by Capcom. The story of the series is centred on the protagonist, legendary demon hunter Dante Sparda. His brother Vergil is much more serious compared to Dante, but just like his brother, is a force to be reckoned with.

Go for the Devil May Cry 3 look and get red and blue long leather coats for Dante and Vergil respectively. It’s hard work but it is possible to make swords using origami. They don’t need to be just like Dante and Vergil’s, any swords would do the trick. Make sure to use silver hair spray as well.

spray as well

Heckle and Jeckle

If you and your twin are known to be mischievous, who better to go as than the famous duo of the trickster bird Heckle and Jeckle? To become a reincarnation of the two birds, you’ll need (you guessed it) bird costumes. Thankfully, the appearance of the birds is very simple so any plain black bird costume will do. Make sure you wear a beak too, though!

a beak too, though

Fred & George Weasley from Harry Potter

Fred and George Weasley are characters that are loved by all. It’s really hard to dislike the duo that brought professor Umbridge to her knees with their mischief. Become Fred & George Weasley and get a free pass to wreak havoc for a day. If you can’t get some Hogwarts school robes online, just wear a school uniform with a black sweater vest and white shirt and you’re good to go. Don’t forget to make your hair flaming red by using hairspray!

by using hairspray

Team Rocket from Pokemon

Prepare for trouble, and make it double. This costume idea is definitely for a brother and sister. If you’re both brothers, one of you will need to be okay with wearing a crop top. The iconic features of Team Rocket are James’ and Jessie’s purple and pink hair respectively and their shirts with the capital R on them. Just make sure you don’t blast off again!

blast off again

Ginkaku and Kinkaku from Naruto Shippuden

Ginkaku and Kinkaku are the two famous brothers that survived inside the nine-tailed fox. Their appearance is not too hard to copy. You’ll need the hidden cloud village’s attire including the headband, blonde and silver wigs and plastic horns.

 You can find simply make most of these items by things you’ll find at home. Use hair bands, silver markers, chart paper and a black marker to make the headbands and use hair spray to colour your hair. For the clothes. Rip up any white jacket so that it looks similar to what the characters wear and wear it over a black shirt.

black shirt

Mario and Luigi

This costume features the famous Italian plumber and his brother who took the world by storm and continue to do so. These two characters have cemented their place in the video game world. Get a red and a green cap and write the letter M and L on them respectively. Fake moustaches and dungarees are all you need to complete the look.

complete the look

Thing 1 and 2 from Doctor Seuss

Everyone knows about Doctor Seuss. People will immediately know what you’re going for if you dress up as thing 1 and 2. All you’ll need is blue hair spray and a red onesie.

red onesie

Salt and Pepper Shakers

This is one of the easiest costumes to nail. You also don’t need to change your persona to really sell it. Get a white shirt with the letter S on it and a black one with P and you’re done.

you’re done

Batman and Robin

Putting aside the fact that you’ll probably argue over who gets to be Batman, this costume idea is definitely one worth mentioning for you and your twin. A Bat on black shirt and a yellow R on a red shirt is one simple way of portraying the beloved duo of crime fighters.

CatDog from CatDog

This is another very easy costume to pull off. All you’ll need is two orange brown shirts that are connected with a cloth and covered with large polka dots. Make sure you make it obvious which one of you is the cat and which one is the dog.

one is the dog


There are lots of different costumes for twins. The problem usually arises because of two factors: Firstly, it can be quite difficult to make a choice. And secondly, after you’ve picked a character, sometimes a DIY version of the costume is all that’s possible. This list is specifically designed to tackle these two problems.

You will need to put in a little bit of effort and dedication in terms of making the outfit and also portraying the character, i.e. their personality, habits etc. Doing so, we are sure that you will be able to make quite the impression on Halloween or whichever cosplay event you are attending.